With the growth of new learning models comes the need to improve quality assurance systems across K–12 to ensure that only high-quality, proven providers serve students. The 2015 iNACOL State Policy Frameworks presents frameworks for sustainable, systemic change that will dramatically increase personalized learning f...
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The shift towards highly personalized, mastery-based learning models will allow each student to customize learning trajectories toward college and career readiness. To drive this vision, we must narrow the “digital divide” and equip our schools with high-speed broadband connectivity.
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By: Dale Frost. Blended and online learning can leverage the talent of today’s best educators with technologies that extend their reach and can personalize instruction at any time or place. Here's five policy recommendations that states can adopt to increase access and equity.
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Effective and scalable CBE programs combine knowledge and application aligned closely to skills, expertise and industry expectations. Todd Hitchcock shares 5 key items that are imperative to those developing CBE programs.
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By: Dale Frost. Our public education system needs to enable competency-based learning through an alignment of both policy and practice. Moving from a time-based system to a learner-centered system requires systemic transformation.
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By: Eli Neal. The 24 Hour Think Challenge, sponsored by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation, is the first step in a long journey of changing Idaho’s education system. The Think Challenge initiates conversation with student voice, but there is an extended obligation to continue the dialogue.
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